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Brooks, MN (KROC AM ) - A woman from northwest Minnesota is the latest to die in a traffic wreck in the state.

She was killed Friday while driving near the town of Brooks around 12:30 pm.

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The Minnesota State Patrol reports 79-year-old Kathy Jenkins of East Grand Forks was driving on a rural highway when her vehicle “drifted onto the right shoulder and overcorrected, causing it to roll and come to a rest in the north ditch.”

Jenkins was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

The State Patrol has reported eight traffic fatalities since Wednesday. 

News update: Plainview woman crashes in rural Olmsted County.

 

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